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Work on the National Cathedral is progressing speedily, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has told parliament in the mid-year budget review on Thursday, 29 July 2021, noting that ordinary Ghanaians who wish to contribute to the construction of the edifice, would soon be given the opportunity to do so through a yet-to-be-launched 100-Cedis-a-Month Club. He said […]Continue Reading
General
Officials of the Ghana Immigration Service caught on camera in an exposé demanding monies to allow illegal entry into the country have made appearances before a committee set up to probe the matter. A JoyNews investigation uncovered how these officials illegally collect monies from travellers to allow entry into the country through unapproved routes near […]Continue Reading
Business
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta says the recently negotiated minimum wage for workers was agreed based on a common understanding that government could not share what it does not have. The Aggrieved Public Sector Workers Union has been agitating following the announcement of the new minimum wage. The National Tripartite Committee increased the wage to ¢12.53 […]Continue Reading
Politics
New Patriotic Party (NPP) 2020 Parliamentary Candidate (PC) for Assin North Constituency, Abena Durowaa Mensah, is optimistic of winning hands down if she is contests the upcoming by-election. Her comment comes after the Cape Coast High Court declared the 2020 parliamentary election held in the Constituency null and void. The ruling was given on Wednesday, […]Continue Reading
Business
Agricultural biotechnology is a crucial tool for transforming global food systems to meet the United Nation’s goal of ensuring zero hunger by 2030, say some scientists, academics and civil society representatives. Evidence abounds that biotechnology has had a positive overall impact on agriculture in the areas where it has been employed, they say. If adopted […]Continue Reading
Regional
Amnesty International Ghana has called on government to implement all international human rights obligations in Ghana’s national legislation to protect its citizenry. It should also enforce the Chapter Five of the 1992 Constitution, which bothers on protecting citizen’s human rights, by taking all necessary steps to ensure that women, children, groups, all prisoners, and Continue Reading